How big does a golden loach get?

Average adult size: 4.3 – 5.1 inches (11 – 13 cm) Average purchase size: 1 – 2 inches (2.5 – 5 cm)

Are golden loaches aggressive?

The temperament and activity of this loach changes with age. When it is young, it is an excellent algae eater and community fish. Tanks Mates and Compatibility – When they are small, they can be kept with most other fish but as they get larger, they become more aggressive and so the tank mates need a rethink.

What is the rarest loach?

Found in China’s Yangtze River, the rare and incredibly beautiful imperial flower loach needs the aquarium hobby to come to its rescue.

How big do yellow loaches get?

In the wild, these fish are capable of growing to be almost 12 inches long.

Why is my weather loach going crazy?

As for the twirling (first poster) — if there are changes in barometric pressure, dojos tend to go crazy. They can twirl and race around the tank and dart up and down, becoming little acrobats. It could be that your loach was simply reacting to changes in weather, hence the name “weather loach”.

Are Golden Zebra loaches rare?

This is a very peaceful, bottom-dwelling, scaleless fish found in India and is extremely rare to this hobby.

What is the smallest Loach?

The smallest loach on our list is the rosy loach because it only reaches 1-1.25 inches (2.5-3 cm) long.

How long do sumo loaches live?

Sumo Loach (Schistura balteata): Care, Size & Tank Mates

Common Name(s) Sumo Loach, Tri Band Sumo Loach
Minimum Tank Size 20 gallons
Food Omnivorous diet
Lifespan 3-5 years
Water pH 6.5-7.5

Can I keep just one Yoyo Loach?

Adult Yoyo Loaches need a minimum tank size of 40 gallons to stay healthy. Juveniles do well in 20 or 30-gallon tanks. These numbers only work if you’re planning on keeping a single Yoyo Loach in your aquarium, which isn’t recommended.

How many loaches should be kept together?

Loaches Behavior/Compatibility Loaches are gregarious, and if possible, should be purchased in groups of 6 or more. With so many species to choose from, no matter what size aquarium or type of fish you own, there is one just right for you.

How big does a gold dojo loach get?

This gold variety is called the Golden Dojo Loach Max. Size: up to 6″ but usually about 3″ The ever peaceful tropical aquarium fish Dojo Loach originates from Asia and is farm raised for the aquarium industry. All loaches are bottom dweller scavengers with minimal or absent scales and a mouth surrounded by barbs in which they use to find food.

Where can I catch a golden zebra loach?

The Golden Zebra Loach is caught in Eastern India, Burma, and Western Thailand. Maximum Sizes: listed above in the yellow table. Behaviors: These Zebra Loaches are all active swimmers and quarrel gently with each other but are rarely too aggressive.

How big does a Geto loach fish get?

Pictures: a young Geto Loach about 1.5″ long swimming in one of our aquariums, when one of us took this picture. This is a hardy, energetic, peaceful and very pretty species that’s highly recommended. Pictures: of a 3″ long Zebra Loach.

How big does a royal banded loach fish get?

Scientific name: Schistura species, perhaps it’s balteata or a closely related species. Whatever its scientific name, it’s a wonderful new aquarium fish. Pictures: A young Royal Banded Loach measuring about 3.5″ long, swimming in one of our aquariums, when one of us took this picture.